The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 92 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.93% 0.43% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 7.43% 4.30% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 4
Average salary £32,500 £46,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.34% +26.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £46,000 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,000 £43,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
vSphere
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
148 93 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.50% 10.02% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 121 81 96
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

vSphere
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 6 £31,250 -
Gloucester - 5 £32,500 -
vSphere
South West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) XenApp
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) Symantec
6 4 (33.33%) SCCM
7 3 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) DHCP
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (16.67%) C++
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) Perl
8 2 (16.67%) J2EE
8 2 (16.67%) MySQL
8 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
8 2 (16.67%) IIS
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL
8 2 (16.67%) HPUX
8 2 (16.67%) Solaris
8 2 (16.67%) JBoss
8 2 (16.67%) Apache

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
1 2 (16.67%) JBoss
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) HPUX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (16.67%) Web Development
1 2 (16.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Straight-Through Processing
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (8.33%) MCTS
2 1 (8.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) Brocade
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Veritas
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) Websense